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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 052232
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-061045-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN GENERALLY WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. A MORE
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL THEN DEVELOP THIS WEEKEND AS THE SURFACE
PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS ALONG THE COAST. A MIXED SWELL WILL
ALSO PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.



PZZ570-061045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

TUE
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.



PZZ571-061045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.



PZZ575-061045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.



PZZ576-061045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3
FT... SHIFTING TO THE NW 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.



PZZ540-061045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.



PZZ545-061045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 03:53 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 04:16 AM FRIDAY.



PZZ560-061045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO
4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SAT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.



PZZ565-061045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.



PZZ530-061045-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 KT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT.

SAT
S WINDS 5 KT.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT.

SUN
W WINDS 10 KT.

MON
W WINDS 5 KT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. 



PZZ531-061045-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 KT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 KT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT.

SAT
S WINDS 5 KT.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT.

SUN
W WINDS 10 KT.

MON
W WINDS 5 KT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. 



PZZ535-061045-
MONTEREY BAY-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15
SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 FT.
SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT.



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